Cayman Islands - Overseas Territory of Great Britain in the Caribbean
SHOPPING On the Cayman Islands - the mass of Duty free shops, where literally everything is sold, from fine emeralds to Cuban cigars and modern electronics. There are many tourist…

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Azerbaijan is a state in the eastern part of Transcaucasia
SHOPPING In the central part of Baku, shops are open from 9.00 until late evening, on the periphery, as a rule, until 19.00-20.00. The lowest prices are in markets and…

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Portugal – the most western state in continental Europe

SHOPPING
Shops are open on weekdays from 9.00 to 19.00, a break – from 13.00 to 15.00. On Saturdays, the shops close at 13.00 (in December – at 19.00). Some shopping centers in resort areas are open from 10.00 to 24.00.
In Portugal, you can buy high-quality and fashionable shoes and clothes, gold products, ceramics, original white or red port (from 3-6 USD for a bottle of regular port to 10-30 USD for a bottle of port wine of ten to twenty years, then the price increases depending from excerpt), the world famous Portuguese wine madeira (prices range from 16 EUR for a ten-year Madera, to 500 EUR for a two-hundred year old). Continue reading

Azerbaijan is a state in the eastern part of Transcaucasia

SHOPPING
In the central part of Baku, shops are open from 9.00 until late evening, on the periphery, as a rule, until 19.00-20.00.
The lowest prices are in markets and fairs. Local silk, ceramics and other handicraft goods can be bought in Sharg Bazary (a modern indoor market), as well as on the famous Torgovaya Street and in the “old city” in Baku. High-quality and inexpensive carpets can be found in the center of weaving carpets in the suburb of Baku – Nardaran.
Everywhere, especially in private shops and markets, you should bargain – with a certain ability to knock the price down twice as easily.
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The Republic of Austria is a state in the center of Europe

SHOPPING
Typically, shops are open from 8:00 to 18:30, and some of them can be closed at lunch time for 1-2 hours. On Saturdays, shops are usually open until lunchtime, on Sundays and during national holidays they are closed. At resorts and tourist centers, shops can work until 21:00, and station buildings – until 23: 00. Tobacco products are sold only in special licensed kiosks or in vending machines.
When shopping for an amount over 75 EUR, you can return the VAT (about 13%). Tax refund is made at the airport in the presence of a check. VAT refund is carried out either in cash directly at customs, or in the form of a check or bank transfer.
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Saudi Arabia - the largest state in the Arabian Peninsula.
SHOPPING Shops often do not have a well-defined work schedule, but usually work from Saturday to Thursday from 09.00 to 13.00 and from 16.30 to 20.00 (in the period of…

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THAILAND
HOTELS, GESTHOUSES AND ACCOMMODATION In Thailand, it is not accepted to classify hotels as stars. Although the Russian tour operators assign them, starting from personal opinions and ideas. Most hotels…

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